India, Nov. 19 -- Throughout the course of a career in IT, opportunities arise or are sought to further the knowledge we have accumulated, beginning with our undergraduate studies, added to throughout our professional experiences and often, supplemented with advanced degrees. For many in the field, continuing education is pursued at the mid-career level when we reflect upon the first-half of our careers and begin to consider second-half directions and goals.

The reasons for pursuing continuing education vary, just as much as the types of programs that are available. Some of us seek additional education or certifications to refresh our current technical skillset or to explore career-advancing opportunities such as a leap into the C-suite....